Cyber security is about to become a much bigger headache for everyone and we need to be better prepared for what’s coming.


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Firstly, thanks to Delaine at Management Events in Malaysia for all her hard work in creating what was the first in what will be a multi-year series of events where together we’ll be showcasing, and then discussing, the future of a wide variety of topics – from the Future of Cyber In-Security, to the future of Exponential Leadership, sustainability, transportation, and much more.


Futurist Keynote, UK: The Future Workforce with HM Government, DWP


In this, the first keynote and roundtable session in the series, I discussed the future of cyber security including future threats and, more importantly what organisations and CISO’s can do to protect themselves in an age where increasingly all it takes to cripple a country’s infrastructure is one hacker with an internet connection.


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From encoding malware into strands of DNA to hack police forensics labs, to de-extincting viruses and creating the next pandemic, to RATS attacks and robo-hackers that are capable of autonomously discovering and exploiting systems – and then evolving – we discussed it all.

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Matthew Griffin

Matthew Griffin, described as “The Adviser behind the Advisers” and a “Young Kurzweil,” is the founder and CEO of the World Futures Forum and the 311 Institute, a global Futures and Deep Futures consultancy working between the dates of 2020 to 2070, and is an award winning futurist, and author of “Codex of the Future” series. Regularly featured in the global media, including AP, BBC, Bloomberg, CNBC, Discovery, RT, Viacom, and WIRED, Matthew’s ability to identify, track, and explain the impacts of hundreds of revolutionary emerging technologies on global culture, industry and society, is unparalleled. Recognised for the past six years as one of the world’s foremost futurists, innovation and strategy experts Matthew is an international speaker who helps governments, investors, multi-nationals and regulators around the world envision, build and lead an inclusive, sustainable future. A rare talent Matthew’s recent work includes mentoring Lunar XPrize teams, re-envisioning global education and training with the G20, and helping the world’s largest organisations envision and ideate the future of their products and services, industries, and countries. Matthew's clients include three Prime Ministers and several governments, including the G7, Accenture, Aon, Bain & Co, BCG, Credit Suisse, Dell EMC, Dentons, Deloitte, E&Y, GEMS, Huawei, JPMorgan Chase, KPMG, Lego, McKinsey, PWC, Qualcomm, SAP, Samsung, Sopra Steria, T-Mobile, and many more.

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